Klemchuk LLP’s 14th Annual Ethics CLE featured presentations by Charles M. Hosch, Partner at Strasburger & Price, and Shawn E. Tuma of Scheef & Stone.  The presentations can be downloaded below.

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About the speakers:

Charles M. Hosch

Charles M. Hosch is a privacy, data management and cybersecurity lawyer with more than 30 years’ experience in both transactions and litigation. Charles handles all aspects of the use and trade-secret protection of data and technology.  He has protected trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets throughout his career.  He has served as outside general counsel to middle-market businesses and is an experienced mediator. Charles is co-chair of Strasburger’s Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity practice and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals.  He serves as an adjunct faculty member at SMU Dedman School of Law, and is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.

In the CLE, Charles explored Texas Ethics Opinion 671 and common ethics concerns attorneys face when conducting an online investigation.



Shawn Tuma

Shawn Tuma (@shawnetuma) is an attorney with an internationally recognized reputation in cybersecurity, computer fraud, and data privacy law. He is a Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Attorney at Scheef & Stone, LLP, a full-service commercial law firm in Texas where he regularly serves as outside cybersecurity and privacy counsel to a wide range of companies from small to mid-sized businesses to Fortune 100 enterprises. Shawn is an avid blogger on the Business Cyber Risk Blog.

Shawn will discuss the ethical responsibilities attorneys have to protect confidential information in the event of a cyber attack. Additionally, he will share the best practices law firms may follow to protect themselves against possible cybersecurity attacks.



About Klemchuk LLP:

Klemchuk LLP is an Intellectual Property (IP), Technology, Internet, and Business law firm located in Dallas, TX.  The firm offers comprehensive legal services including litigation and enforcement of all forms of IP as well as registration and licensing of patents, trademarks, trade dress, and copyrights.  The firm also provides a wide range of technology, Internet, e-commerce, and business services including business planning, formation, and financing, mergers and acquisitions, business litigation, data privacy, and domain name dispute resolution.  Additional information about the IP law firm and its IP law attorneys may be found at www.klemchuk.com.

Klemchuk LLP hosts Culture Counts, a blog devoted to the discussion of law firm culture and corporate core values with frequent topics about positive work environment, conscious capitalism, entrepreneurial management, positive workplace culture, workplace productivity, and corporate core values.

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